Environmental management practices among hotels in the greater Accra region [An article from: International Journal of Hospitality Management]

I. Mensah

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This digital document is a journal article from International Journal of Hospitality Management, published by Elsevier in 2006. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Media Library immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser.Description: This study investigates the environmental management practices among different categories of hotels in the Greater Accra Region (GAR) of Ghana. Existing literature on hotels' environmental management practices provided the theoretical underpinning for the study. Using the stratified sampling method, a sample of 52 hotel managers from the various categories of hotels in region completed questionnaires on the study. A test on the hypothesis using the chi-square method supported the fact that larger hotels (Three to five star) were at the forefront of adoption and practice of environmental management practices. Also, for the hotels with environmental policies, such policies were geared towards achieving safe, clean and healthy environments.